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CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
thank you for the support you've given to jeff engel and the bush school and texas a&m had. when jeff was here at texas a&m here is the director for the scowcroft institute and he was at cornell university. he dished i studied it in catherine's college, oxford university and received his phd in american history from the sonatas and. he served as a postdoctoral fellow in international security studies at yale university. his books include cold war at 30,000 feet, the anglo-american fight for supremacy. he received a pretty significant award he won a prize from the american historical association process and a work in strategic history. he wrote consequences of the global cold war published by stanford university press in two nay and the china diary of george h.w. bush, making of the global president published by princeton university press in 2008. the whole reform with one of our manufacturers with the strategic studies institute and 20 times and he wrote to follow the berlin while the revolutionary legacy of 1989, published by oxford university press in 2009. obviously a mission
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 12:30am EST
jeff engel and to the bush school and texas a&m. when jeff was here at texas a&m, he was the director of programming for the scrocroft institute and is a graduate of cornell university. he additionally studied ate st. katherine's college, oxford university and received his ph.d in american history from the university of wisconsin in madison and serve as an owen post doctoral fellow in international security, studied at yale university. his books include, cold war, at noun feet. the anglo american fight for aviation supremacy. he received a pretty significant award for that book. he won the prize from the american historical, so i for this outstanding work in history. he wrote local consequences of the global cold war. published by stanford university press in 2008. and the china die a of george h.w. bush, the making of a global president, published by princeton university press in 2008. rethinking leadership and whole of government national security reform, with one of our bush school faculty members, joe serami, and that was done for the strategic studies institute in 2010,
PBS
Feb 4, 2013 12:00am PST
. even under the bush administration, if you go back just ten years, you know, worldcom, enron, you know, adelphia. we took the leading individuals of these companies and we put them on trial to make an example out of them. and this is exactly what we're not doing in this case. those companies were systemically important then. i don't see why they can't do the same thing now. >> you were shocked when you heard that president obama had named mary jo white to lead the securities and exchange commission. and you wrote that she was a partner in a law firm that represented a lot of these big banks. you know, bank of america, goldman sachs, chase, aig, morgan stanley. you said, "she dropped out and made the move a lot of regulators make, leaving government to make bucket loads of money, working for the people she used to police." and i gather your great concern is that you don't want to see the country's top financial cop being indebted to the people who created the bank roe? >> right. yeah, absolutely. i mean, it's just simple common sense. i mean, you're sitting on $10 million, $15 mill
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> members of the bush family hacked, personal e-mails and released to the public. >> more trouble for boeing, what aboutrliner was told delivery of an order of dreamliners. >> we have details of a plea dreamliners. >> we have detaiwe're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made e energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ formerrts that jackson jr.jesse with thed a plea deal justice department is connection of misuse ofges campaign funds. he reportedly repaid the government hundreds of thousands of dollars he spent on items, including a luxury watch and air for a female friend as well furniture for his home in washington. a judge will determine whether gets jail time. >> here is a reminder that just about anybody's e-mail can be hacked. e-m
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm EST
. bush is the latest victim of computer hacking. >> the hacker gained access to confidential e-mails between members of the bush families and their friends. >> reporter: anyone with an e- mail account knows the risks of a cyberattack. >> it happened millions of times a day. hacking is an everyday occurrence. >> reporter: but it turns out, it can happen to former presidents too. an unidentified hacker was able to gain access to private photos and e-mails between members of the bush family, between george h.w. bush and george w. bush. the secret service is investigating how they gained access to three years of personal e-mail. the hacked e-mails included phone numbers and home addresses for dozens of members of the bush family. even more shocking, the security code for george h.w. bush's home in dallas. they posted several photos online, including one of the older bush in the hospital. former presidents have in person secret service protection. but how could this security breach have happened online? former agent brad garrett said it could be as simple as a computer not having up-to-da
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 2:00am EST
. first of all, blame george w. bush if you want but if you're a 24-28-year-old young person in america and you have not been able to find a job or get promoted because people aren't moving up and you're not moving over and you have automation and competitive preciouses, it's stunning to me they go look, in 2019, everything will be fine. in the meantime, what are they doing? >> what did i -- >> i'm saying you made the point before, and i don't disney agree, a lot of people blame today's economy still on president bush. i'm saying i don't care who you blame. at some point they have got to realize they have taken away a decade with inaction. possible talks about clean energy and that's where you can get jobs. you know where you can get jobs? keystone pipeline. energy. all the things you could do with that industry. businesses that could be created could help a lot of young people. the out years they worry about when it comes to entitlement with the cbo, they're approaching more quickly than they thought. in the meantime what president obama says is congress, it's their responsibility to n
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
you why we're not turning over the documents. >> the bush administration caught holy hell from the left. >> we declared a war on terrorism. that gives me, george w. bush, the power to pretty much do whatever i want. so if i'm going to detain people in guantanamo bay without charging them, i can do that. if i want to declare an american an enemy combat tant and suspend their civil liberties, i can do that. >> now with an expanded drone campaign that ta targeted an american for assassination, it's the obama administration advancing novel legal theories. >> we have have as a basis for action a congressional statute that allows us to to operate and balking at congressional oversite. >> i have nothing on alleged memos regarding potentially classified memphis. >> this president when he was a senator excoriated the bush administration for its presumption of an imperial presidency and presidential powers. now that he's the president, he's lucky he doesn't have a senator obama who is chas chastg him from the floor of the united states senate. >> reporter: some of the obama supporters dabbin
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 3:30pm EST
might be thinking of david jackson's piece in u.s.a. today, what if this was bush's drone policy? and the ren dig in guantanamo and all the things that happened in the bush administration where main stream were fired up and now they have been quiet. you leave it to folks like jon stewart to say, the obama people said that we would be fully transparent the bush administration. >> not at all. it is shocking to me if this had been george bush 43 or 41 as the liberal press would have had it front page of the newspapers. they would have been hitting at him all the time. i'm shocked they haven't gone after him. >> jon: the numbers tell the story. there was so much angst about water boarding and horrors. three people were waterboarded? >> now, we have killed more american citizens with drones than were waterboarded at least as far as we know. we have killed four american citizens with drones. look at the overall number of attacks. there have been 400 of these drone attacks, most of them under the obama administration with absolutely no transparency. this has killed roughly 3,000 people and a
Comedy Central
Feb 11, 2013 11:30pm PST
into the personal e-mail accounts of members of bush family. >> the hacker known about it name gooseifer gained access to names, addresses and photos. >> stephen: that's right. goosifer. police have already release aid sketch of criminal. [laughter] that's the guy. president bush is now say private citizen, please. some hacker has no right to spread his personal information all over the internet. that's facebook's job. i condemn goosifer and i further condemn all journalists exploiting this violation toll fill air time. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] jimmy? [cheers and applause] do we have anything on this? [laughter] the most interesting items taken from the account, a pair of paintings from george w. bush. >> stephen: yes, paingts by george w. bush. president clinton has his global initiative and jimmy carter has habitat for humanity but now we know that george w. bush is hard at work painting self portraits in the shower. [ laughter ] that say bold artistic vision that says faces are hard. [ laughter ] it's not like the president sits around day painting shower portraits
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am EST
interrogation of the bush administration up until now have been silent about a program which doesn't interrogate people harshly but kills them without a judge or jury or even a lot of evidence. >> bill: that is the crux of the matter. now, i think it's safe to say many conservatives support president obama's drone attacks. most conservatives also favor president bush's use of enhanced interrogation, waterboarding in particular to get vital information from captured terrorists. the left however loudly condemned waterboarding largely muted about the drone kills. >> how do you acouldn't for the difference in reaction to those two things? entirely separate or is that a curious thing? >> how about politics? >> i goal for that. and in what way? >> well, i think that by a certain point virtually nothing president bush did was going to win approval by anybody. >> bill: well at least the bush policies were condemned by the left some conservatives stood by the president. four days before secretary gates said that bob beckel and i discussed the hypocrisy issue. >> now, remember the outcry about
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
, keeping america safe comes at a price. has president obama gone further than president bush? tonight's reality check. >>> firing back, the ceo cries foul against "the new york times." >>> i'm scott budman at the new godaddy.com silicon valley office. coming up, a first look inside the company that wants to be known not just for super bowl ads but for job growth. >>> from cupertino to washington, d.c., a very special seat in the state of the union address. apple confirming ceo it tim cook will sit with the first lady during the president's speech. now you may remember last year the first lady hosted the widow of apple co-founder steve jobs during the state of the union. it's going to be quite a busy day. it begins with a keynote speech at san francisco's goldman sachs event and then off to d.c. we will, of course, have complete live coverage of the president's state of the union and the republican response right here on nbc bay area. our live coverage begins tomorrow evening at 5:45. >>> a silicon valley mogul is furious at the "new york times." scott budman is here with more
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 5:30am EST
"way too early," jeb bush tries to join his big brother as the latest member of the bush family to own a baseball team. we'll tell you which one next in sports. >>> later, actress ashley judd is the target of her republican ad campaign in kentucky. she's not even a candidate. at least not yet. that story and a check on weather. we have lots of weather to talk about when "way too early" comes right back. >> why this excitement? >> we don't know, really. ♪ alright, let's go. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. get ready for a lot more of that new-plane smell. we're building the youngest, most modern fleet among the largest us airlines to ensure that you are more comfortable and connected than ever. we are becoming a new american. ♪ ♪ i want candy ♪ ♪ i want candy so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all t
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 10:00am PST
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CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
covered or have been around -- we will never see it again. here he was, facing george w. bush, who had the republican party backing him, all the money, and john mccain win out and held 114 town meetings. he stayed though it -- and answered. you see the light bulb go on -- of rights? he said, we will not get it as long as our party is owned by insurance companies and the democrats are owned by trial lawyers. it was refreshing candor. he was totally open to the press. there was a candor and an openness and a welcome this that nobody had seen before and no one has certainly seen since. >> you saw mo udall -- ira funny -- i remember him being tremendously funny. how long was he in that hospital for? he died of parkinson's disease --he was not able to talk, was he? >> no. mccain used to read to him. it was a terrible, terrible death, from a long illness. debilitating. it was so sad. he had that viewpoint, that marvelous wit. he seemed aware. >> you work for him. -- you worked for him. >> i worked for him when he ran for president in 19's 76 -- 1976. i was managing -- i stayed out of tha
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
will explain, the decisions were made over the last eight years during the bush years established an ad hoc legal approach for fighting terrorism that was neither effective nor sustainable. a framework that failed to rely on our legal traditions and time-tested institutions and that failed to use our values as a compass. those words, steve, whether you agree with this drone program or not, as pet wehner concludes, makes the president look hypocritical, at least. >> i can't totally argue with that. >> why can't you totally argue with that? why don't you just say pete is right? >> he's right on some things and i'm not sure he's right on others. on the first thing, disclosure, people have tagged obama for the fact in 2009 he insisted on d disclosure -- >> and transparency and checks and balances. >> right. i can't understand why there isn't a version of this memo that could be released so americans do know what the policy is on these matters. i think that's fine. i think the question of whether you actually undertake operations that may endanger american citizens when you have good r
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am EST
rating coming in at 52%. that has if about where that's welcome back president bush had it his second term. president clinton below. how do you have him handle the rest? >> he will do what he has been doing. you use the word "confrontational." i would use a different word. they will be very familiar themes. the economy will be central and how we can grow it. so everybody can participate. fair shot, pay your fair share but other things that he does lay out, he'll lay out the looming deadline on the sequester and tough choices we have to make around it and consequences if we let the sequester go into effect and, you know, cuts to some pretty critical programs, so i think the state of the union is always an important moment in a presidency, not just another case for the people sitting in the room but the country of the tough choices we have to make and i think he'll make it. >> nicolle, a cautionary tale on the state of the union. >> i think that he made the proposal to reform social security without having his own party on board. that's a lesson for any president, but i think president
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
great pie transition from president bush to president obama and president obama at the time wanted to close gitmo, a lot of things in the terror and intel community and you wrote about how during the inauguration, a set upfor the inauguration, a lot of those plans changed. can you give us a quick two seconds on that? >> sure, what president obama as a candidate ran against president bush's first term. what he didn't fully realize is president bush by the time he left office modified the counterterrorism policies that were controversial so when he took over, he agreed with a lot of things he inherit. not everything. but a lot of what he took over from president bush he kept in place. >> one is john brennan, he kept president bush's pick for national counter-terrorist center director, john brennan. talk about what you heard him speak about drones. he said they're conducted, the drone strikes, conducted in full compliance with the law. any surprise at -- from you, you watched this stuff, as the frequency of the drone attacks. >> it's interesting. drone attacks started in earnest in presi
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 10:00pm EST
candid it's. this is very similar to what happened in george bush 41. he nominated mild bos, john tower. secretary of defense. terrible, permission hearings and various other problems after that. bush did not step up and supporting. lou: in this league of history as become problems. lou: twist in the wind long enough and that that point i think he is in big trouble. lou: twisting. it turns out we just received word that there are two speeches that the former senator had given in 2008 dealing with israel that he did not report. since his views on israel are part of this problem here, but it's unfortunate to think to be defense secretary or want to be, to have this mission. >> he had a number of omissions about as well. he spent a number of speeches. the problem saying dumb things is hardly a this qualifier. otherwise have the people who are in the administration and probably a lot of of ministration would not be a. the problem is the people who he is giving the speeches for into he has been colluding and aligning with over the years. lou: one example. i'm sorry. i'm getting confused. >>
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am EST
valerie wilson affair. last and not least, bush's brain with neither honor nor irony. well, this same karl rove has just declared plans to keep the republican party what he and she wants to do, vote for the most right wing candidate in site. bush's brain is now mocking the republican brain with his announcement that henceforth he, not those primary caucus voters will select the best candidates for senate and other high offices. he, the architect will design the winning republican offering for 2014. what this says is that the mightiest mus in the republican party happens to lost his faith in the party. he and she will throw up more disasters for the voter to reject come next november. more aikens and murdochs who has made the grand old party can tillon of calls. who dares to trust rove as a self-styled electoral grand ra jeer. let's hear from howard feinman and joy reed. talk about political cross dressing. he's going from being the master of disaster by making sure henceforth, those frisky little voters aren't going to go right wing. >> well, i've been laboring all afternoon to come u
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 8:30am EST
example where i think i was wrong, where i'm sure i was wrong. when george bush, the first george bush, went into to kuwait to kick the iraqis out of kuwait he was right. i voted against that because i was afraid, ironically, that george bush, the father, would act the way george bush, the son, did and go too far. >> a powerful iraqi army invaded its trusting and much-weaker neighbor kuwait and moved south to threaten saudi arabia. our goal's defined and familiar. iraq must withdraw from kuwait completely immediately and without condition. this is not, as saddam hussein would have it, the united states against iraq. it is iraq against the world. >> and in libya many observers noted that both american and european companies would be happy to see a more pro-western government in charge. >> you can argue that in terms of the u.s. and western economic interests the fact that libya is again pumping lots of oil and helping keep the price of oil down means who cares how these places are governed? that's for the libyans to decide and maybe that's the sensible answer. if we tried to go in and c
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am EST
can start living again. and george herbert walker bush, the first president bush to barbara, you give me joy few men know. i've climbed perhaps the highest mountain in the world but even that can't hold a candle to being barbara's husband. beautiful letters but how about this for a valentine's day from hell. this is one our mischievous producers dug up, the valentine's ad monica lewinsky placed in "the washington post" newspaper. a year before their affair became known. how is that? a year later in late january 1998, the scandal broke and that valentine's day, "saturday night live" played up this one. >> today's valentine's day, white house spokesman said the president and mrs. clinton will honor the holiday by observing a moment of silence. expected to last the entire evening. chris: and when we come back, barack obama replaced troops on the ground with drones in the sky. >> the administration also puts forward a false choice between the liberties we cherish and the security we provide. >> i will provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
service is investigating a cyber attacks targeting the bush family including george h. w. bush and george w. bush. paa hacker is claiming private information including e-mails including photographs and contact information for dozens of extended bush family relatives. a former fbi agent said the risk of cyber attacks is growing for everyone. >> it happens millions of times a day. hacking is an everyday occurrence. >> a spokesperson for former president george h. w. bush says the family will not comment because the issue is under criminal investigation. >> a big development in a phone hacking scandal in england. rupert murdoch's newspaper, the publisher has settled a 134 lawsuits. court officials did not release the names or the money amounts. it is the second group of lawsuits to be settled after it was discovered that the news of the world tabloid hacked into celebrities phones and voice mails. the case is that not been settled will go to court in june. greg tebowing is telling airline operators expect delays for deliveries of the 787 dreamliner. the delivery of airplanes scheduled
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
by law. the only question were you going to negotiate a good package, save as many bush tax cuts as you could. we eventually got there with no cuts from the president. now these cuts are coming by law and it's law that the president signed and advocated and he's put no real proposal on the table with all due respect. and the reality is the cuts will come. we'll sit down and renegotiate where they come from. we think we can do a lot better job -- >> can we just -- >> mechanism -- meant to be an enforcement mechanicism. >> the fiscal classify on new year's day you'd have high-income people who already have a lot of discretionary income seeing tacks go up. that's not going to hurt the economy. this thing is going to put 600,000 people out of work talking cop, we're talking teachers, pink slips will be going out. >> we're calling that -- [ all talking at once ] >> this is why we need to negotiate this thing and not say it's going to be sequester or our way. >> we -- >> come on. >> -- legislation -- >> not many. >> remember why we did this in the first place. we did this not because we w
FOX News
Feb 6, 2013 12:00am EST
cannot forget but president bush was viscerated over enhanced interrogation techniques and barack obama spent most of his first term ripping president bush on his policies and even did it on foreign soil. >> under my administration the united states does not torture. my administration is going to operate in a way that leaves no doubt that we do not torture, that we abide by the geneva conventions. >> waterboarding is torture. it is contrary to america's traditions. it is contrary to our ideals. that s not who we are. that is not how we operate and anybody who was actually -- has actually read about and understands the practice it of waterboarding would say that that is torture. and that is not something we do. period. >> sean: we don't torture terrorists we just kill them. endorsing torture, running a lawless president icy with this drone program obama has gone lightyears beyond what the bush administration did. and by the way, if bush ever attempted this narrative, these policies, i'm telling you democrats would have been calling for are bush's impeachment. it is important to remind th
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